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BrainCraft

The Neuroscience of Creativity

Season 4 Episode 6 | 3m 2s

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Creativity depends on the cooperation of two competing networks: one that generates spontaneous thoughts (the default mode network) and the executive control center of the brain that governs everything else. Our random, free-flowing thoughts that are worthy of further exploration pop into our consciousness when they're recruited by the executive control network.

Aired: 03/13/18 | Rating: NR

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